The Shining Path of Peru

Paperback | September 15, 1994

EditorDavid Scott Palmer

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This is the first book in English to provide a truly comprehensive view of Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso ), a major guerilla movement in Peru. Sendero ''s Maoist principles first begin in the 1960s with a small band of supporters and no attention from the outside world, but later emerged as the most radical and dogmatic expression of Marxist revolution in the Hemisphere .

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When Peru's Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso) launched its people's war as democracy was being restored in 1980, few took notice. By mid-1992, however, Peruvian democracy was in a shambles and Sendero was announcing imminent victory. How could a small Maoist band, which formed in the 1960s at a university in provincial Ayacucho under the guidance of a little-known philosophy professor, have become t...

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This is the first book in English to provide a truly comprehensive view of Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso ), a major guerilla movement in Peru. Sendero 's Maoist principles first begin in the 1960s with a small band of supporters and no attention from the outside world, but later emerged as the most radical and dogmatic expression of Marxist revolution in the Hemisphere .

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When Peru's Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso) launched its people's war as democracy was being restored in 1980, few took notice. By mid-1992, however, Peruvian democracy was in a shambles and Sendero was announcing imminent victory. How could a small Maoist band, which formed in the 1960s at a university in provincial Ayacucho under the guidance of a little-known philosophy professor, have become t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.2 × 5.48 × 0.82 inPublished:September 15, 1994Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:031210619X

ISBN - 13:9780312106195

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